Charlie has been practicing law in the region for over two decades. Charlie established the firm in 1988 and is a third generation north Queenslander.
Charlie has a commitment to contribute positively to FNQ and he has created a culture in the firm that reflects this.
- Every year the firm supports community events such as the Babinda Harvest Festival, Cairns International Futsal Challenge and Port Douglas Carnivale.
- The firm provides support every year to a range of sporting clubs, schools and several charity groups via sponsorship and pro bono services.
- Marino Lawyers has been a long standing sponsor of the Business Liaison Association. Annually the firm provides bursaries for the top three Year 12 applicants in the Legal Studies Award. It also sponsors Breakfast with the Law, an annual event where Year 11 and Year 12 students from all over the region attend a half day seminar to hear from young achievers in the legal field.
Solicitors working at Marino Lawyers are encouraged to become involved in, and contribute towards community projects and community groups.
Charlie currently is a Director of the FNQ Hospital Foundation which assists the activities and services fund raising for the Cairns Hospital and Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.
Charlie is also well known in the development industry in FNQ with many clients undertaking strategic developments in the area.